Oman is worlds fastest growing car market in May 2012

Its not your imagination that the roads in Muscat are busier than ever.

Qurm Main Road a few years ago
Qurm Main Road a few years ago

According to this site http://www.thefastgears.com/?p=702 the Omani car market is up an enormous 53% year-on-year in May to 17,005 registrations. This dramatic growth is supported by an  increase in Oman’s GDP reported by Times of Oman http://www.timesofoman.com/echoice.aspx?detail=7153 quoting the Central Bank of Oman which said GDP “at current prices grew at 22.7 per cent in 2011” .

Author: Tony Walsh

Book author including the current Bradt guide to Oman – edition 4